Managing Director - Marketing and Creative Solutions Managing Director - Marketing and Creative  …

Cantor Fitzgerald
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
Cantor Fitzgerald
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Managing Director - Marketing and Creative Solutions
Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) is one of the world's leading commercial real estate advisory firms. We provide a fully integrated platform of services to prominent multinational corporations and institutional investors across the globe, as well as to occupiers, owners and developers of real estate on a local, regional and national level.

Together with London-based partner Knight Frank and independently owned offices, NKF's 14,100 professionals operate from more than 400 offices in established and emerging property markets on six continents.

Job Description:

The Global Corporate Services position, Director of Marketing, supports the Client Solutions team and oversees the Creative Solutions team based in the US and internationally. This position plays a senior, key, strategic role within the Global Corporate Services (GCS) Division of Newmark Knight Frank. GCS provides an integrated global platform and a seamless, beginning to end, service delivery to clients. Corporate services solutions such as real estate account management, transaction management, consulting, program management, and facility management to clients on an international scale are included. The GCS Director of Marketing oversees resources developing approximately 120 proposals and approximately 150 presentations (various levels) on an annual basis. This position will also contribute to thought leadership for strategic marketing efforts; contribute to business development efforts and new revenue generation for GCS.

The position requires that all aspects of developing materials - determining the required information to formatting the final submittals - be completed in a timely, efficient manner to meet deadlines. This leadership role is expected to meet with senior-level professionals and subject matter experts to both generate new content and organize existing content into a compelling business case or presentation for each opportunity. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with a wide variety of internal marketing resources and develop processes and procedures for the effective communication of the Global Corporate Services brand.

Essential Job Duties:
  • Lead proposal and presentation response activities for GCS division
  • Contribute to the strategic direction and priorities of the client-facing division of GCS
  • Lead and provide direction to a team of writers and graphics professionals
  • Track and monitor sales opportunities for executive management
  • Manage large volume of opportunities, client meetings and incoming requests for proposals from clients
  • Engage as a key team member for external marketing including industry conferences, online presence, etc.
  • Oversee graphic support for entire lifecycle of business development /pitch (initial sales material through award/transition)
  • Work directly with service line leaders/GCS leadership in production of materials
  • Directly manage writing and graphic resources providing direction for new narrative, art/graphics to support role
  • Collaborate with members of overall proposals and marketing function (team of Writers, Designers and division leaders)
  • Lead WebEx conferences with a distributed/remote team members to review/make final changes to materials
  • Report summary of presentation activity to managing director on weekly basis
  • Maintain and update library of presentation slides for each service lines

Skills, Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in English, graphic design, marketing, visual communication or related area
  • 7 - 10 years or experience (strong preference for corporate background in either Commercial Real Estate or related industries such as Architecture, etc.) or experience with a large Management Consulting firm.
  • Strong Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver/HTML, Acrobat), Microsoft Office Suite and Keynote. Video knowledge a plus. Skilled in creation of on-screen graphics.
  • Strong understanding of page layout for maximum visual impact
  • Strong writing, proofreading and editing skills
  • Ability to work well and lead in a team environment
  • Ability to take and follow direction and constructive feedback
  • Strong communicator and diligent worker with a high standard for work product
  • Strong attention to detail and able to handle multiple, simultaneous projects
  • Capacity to work in a demanding, deadline-driven environment
  • Flexibility to work overtime when necessary with little notice

Benefits and Perks:
  • Industry leading Parental Leave Policy (up to 16 weeks).
  • Generous healthcare.
  • Bright Horizons back-up care program.
  • Generous paid time off.
  • Education reimbursement.
  • Referral Program.
  • Opportunities to network and connect.
  • Benefits/perks listed may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Newmark Knight Frank and the job location.

Benefits/perks listed may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Newmark Knight Frank and the job location



Working Conditions: Normal working conditions with the absence of disagreeable elements

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Newmark Knight Frank is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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